Cardio Sleep Review 3

This issue examines the importance of sleep screening in diagnosing OSA from the perspective of both physician and patient. Cardiologist Dr. Jeffrey Shanes discusses how screening is a priority in his practice, in response to the growing number of patients suffering with OSA and AFib. We also hear the moving story of a patient’s decision to finally take a home sleep apnea test, and his subsequent diagnosis and treatment for both OSA and AFib that have led to a healthier life.

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Cardio Sleep Review 2

In this issue, we look at the coding procedures and requirements for HSAT. Introducing Sleep Diagnostics to the Cardiology care point, requires some specific adjustments. We continue to share the challenge of the “old way” of referring cardiac patients to the traditional sleep lab as a first line diagnostic, as discussed in conversations with cardiologist Rick Pumill, MD, and Omar Burschtin, MD, Medical Director, Sleep Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.

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Validating the Watch PAT for Diagnosing Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adolescents

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“The WP may be a clinically accurate diagnostic method for OSA in adolescents whether we used the respiratory scoring rules for children or adults. Additional WP200 feasibility studies are needed with more adolescents”.

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Cardio Sleep Review

Cardio Sleep Review, Sleep apnea diagnosis
It is with great pleasure that we introduce the inaugural issue of Itamar Medical’s Cardio Sleep Review, created to help cardiologists, electrophysiologists and other healthcare professionals for whom sleep apnea management is fast becoming critical to their practice and their patients.

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Newsletter 35 – December 2017

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The Use of WatchPAT™ for Home Sleep Testing Assessment

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Newsletter 34 – November 2017

Cardiologists have always been early adopters of home-based and telemedicine applications and telehealth tools

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Newsletter 33 – March 2017

Amir Lerman, MD., is a professor of medicine and a consultant in the cardiovascular division at the Mayo Clinic graduate school of medicine

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Japan Newsletter Volume 2

Japanese Newsletter volume 2. Download the full newsletter here

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Japan Newsletter Volume 1

Japanese Newsletter volume 1. Download the full newsletter here

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Newsletter 32 – July 2016

Jean-Louis Pépin is currently Professor of Clinical Physiology at Joseph Fourier University Grenoble, France, and Medical Director of the regional home care system for chronic respiratory failure; and Director of the HP2 Laboratory (Inserm U1042; Hypoxia Pathophysiology: cardiovascular consequences of intermittent hypoxia). He is Head of the Clinic of Physiology, Sleep and Exercise department, Scientific Director of Clinical Research Administration and presides over the Research Division at Grenoble University Hospital. He runs the French registry of sleep apnea (> 90,000 ...

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